Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
obama is getting some one welcome legal news. as federal piers' court has struck down three appointments he made, while congress was on holiday break. the positions were for jobs on the national labor relations board. if the court ruled adult women's wear in unconstitutional use of the president's executive power. based on a technicality, the senate was officially in session when he made the appointments. if the decision stands, it could invalidate hundreds of decisions by the labor board which were made over the past year. >> because at the pentagon, the defense department has started laying off thousands of contract and some wear civilian workers. all were told that the agency is letting 46,000 people go. he is an effort to reduce spending, and had a possible mandatory budget cuts in march. if congress fails to reach a deal on deficit reduction, the military will be forced to reduce its budget by millions of dollars. >> the fda will not take any regulatory action against the pennsylvania college because of a vending machine that is selling the morning after pill. the machine dispenses
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
in the groin. >> nielsen says an estimated 20.6 million people tune in to watch president obama second inauguration on tv. that is down sharply from his first inauguration which had an audience of 37.8 million people. neilson said that it totaled 18 at work there's some part of this year's inaugural ceremony on monday. >> women have come up with men on lung cancer risk. new research finds that women who smoke today at a much greater risk of dying from lung cancer than they did decades ago compared to those who never smoked. that is partly because the starting under an smoking more than women used to. smoking that's more than 10 years of the average life span but quitting at any age buys time. if you are planning on moving soon you did not want to mess with the new treaty is neighborhood, we will be right back. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> if you're in the market for new home this might help you out on where t
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
'm stacey cohan kron4 news. >> catherine: president obama got some unwelcome legal news today. a federal appeals court has struck down three of the appointments he made while congress was on its holiday break. they were for jobs on the national labor relations board. the court said it was an unconstitutional use of executive power. republicans had claimed the appointments created a panel that was overly pro-union. this could lead to another court battle. >> everything the president sees and hears -- goes through his chief of staff. it's one of the most powerful positions in the country. today - president obama gave the job to one of his most trusted advisers. until now -- denis mc- donough has been the security adviser. he's also been helping him out since the days obama was a freshman senator from illinois. nearly 10 years ago. >> he was able to show me where the restrooms were and how to pass a bill. i should point out that he even had gray hair back then. i've been trying to catch up to have met. at that time i have been relying on his intellect and that is continued every sense. >> c
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
to be confirmed. >> an estimated 20.6 million people tune into what president obama is a second inauguration on tv. that is according to a nielsen survey. that's a is down sharply from the first and operation in 2009 which had annoy as of 37.8 million people. neilson said a total of 18 networks aired some part of this year's inaugural ceremony on monday. >> new nutrition labels that clearly display the number of calories and other nutrients on packages can help consumers with better food choices. a new study by the food and drug administration found that people chose healthier foods when they have a to panel system that listed the nutrients for one serving and an entire package. currently, manufacturers are given a lot of leeway when it comes to deciding how much a serving size is. the fda has not announced when they might issue changes to labeling requirements. >> here is a live look at the james lick freeway. it is 51 degrees currently in san francisco. we will be right back. >> good morning thank you for waking up to kron 4 morning news. we are seeing some areas of fog at the walnut creek area.